Section 1: The risks associated with ineffective weight management
In this section, learners will familiarise themselves with a range of terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation, as well as learn about the warning signs of malnourishment.
Section 2: How body image may influence weight management
Learners will understand the meaning of the term ‘body image’ and will cover media portrayal of body image and its negative effect on weight management.
Section 3: Effective methods of weight management
This section helps the learner understand the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term ‘energy balance’. The learner will also cover weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myths surrounding weight loss.
Section 4: Planning a short weight management programme
In this section, learners will understand how to plan their own diet and nutrition programmes, identify goals and collect information relating to the plans they are working on.